Local & Community based

Scaling Local and Community-Based Adaptation

  • Local Level
  • Community
  • Adaptation

The Global Commission on Adaptation have published a new paper, titled: Scaling Local and Community-Based AdaptationThis paper examines the local and community-based nature of climate change adaptation, and the ways in which local knowledge can be woven in to climate change solutions.

However, while local and community-based programmes have achieved success in the past, and are often acknowledged to be of importance in adaptation to climate change, there remains a lack of support for these projects and they are generally not carried out at scale. This paper investigates this dichotomy and the move from top-down climate adaptation to a more inclusive, community focused approach.

Read the full article here: https://cdn.gca.org/assets/2020-06/Local_Adaptation_Paper_-_Global_Commission_on_Adaptation.pdf